"A minor point, but where did you get the idea that monks copied books under a tree? Monasteries had scriptorums where the monks sat in rows of desks copying hard. Often one monk would read from a book while a dozen or more monks made…"
"At the gym I used to go to there were a few women who consistently used the freeweights, a few used the machines, and most used the treadmills, stair-masters, ellipticals and attended the various classes. I think this goes along with the women…"